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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2008:0239 :
Updated poppler packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Poppler is a PDF rendering library, used by applications such as
Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the way poppler displayed malformed
fonts embedded in PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF
file that would cause applications that use poppler -- such as Evince
-- to crash, or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve this issue.
See also :
Update the affected poppler packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67687 ()
Bugtraq ID: 28830
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1693
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